Escape from finals, get locked in a room
By Nicole Dusanek | 04/21/16 7:24pm
Immersive puzzle rooms offer an experience where participants find themselves smack dab in the middle of a real-life puzzle. Once the door closes, each of these interactive games offer groups one hour to work together to find a way out of the locked room. They offer different challenges depending on the room, either by being locked in Dracula’s lair or by being trapped with a zombie.
Even Sherlock would find some of these riddles challenging, but after studying for finals week each one should be a piece of cake. Sherlock has nothing on stressed college students who, after studying for four tests in one day, can overcome getting trapped. While working together to solve puzzles, one question will remain: What happens when the time runs out?
For someone who wants to know what they are getting, the Phoenix Epic Escape Game has various difficulty levels and success rates to choose from. With a difficulty of “challenging,” one of the escape games is called “Blood Thirst,” where the escapee becomes a vampire hunter with other elite members of this team set in Transylvania.
To defeat Dracula, the participants locate his lair, only to find themselves trapped inside. With a success rate of 20 percent, even puzzle experts might find this real-life adventure game challenging.
For an adventurer who wants a challenge with better odds, “The Fortune Teller” has a 25 percent success rate, and a difficulty level of moderate-to-challenging. The story behind this puzzle is that… [Read the Full Article]